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Julie Billiart Schools

Akron and Lyndhurst, Ohio

Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame, Julie Billiart Schools – Lyndhurst campus is a Catholic K-8th grade school that has a more than 60-year history of exclusively teaching children with special needs near Cleveland, Ohio. As a school dedicated to children with unique learning and social needs, Julie Billiart serves a wide spectrum of students. Learning disabilities range from mid- to high-functioning autism, ADD/ADHD, traumatic brain injury, hearing impairment, anxiety, and/or speech and language disorders. Given Ohio’s publicly funded voucher programs for students with autism and other special needs, students can receive scholarships up to $27,000 annually to designate to their choice of approved special needs providers. Due to enthusiastic demand from families, Julie Billiart School developed a network and a plan for growth across Northeastern Ohio. By fall 2021, Julie Billiart Schools will grow from one school to three schools, serving 375 students when fully enrolled.